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Mental Health Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Master
9 months
Duration
4375 GBP/year
3555 GBP/year
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About

The Mental Health Advanced Nurse Practitioner programme at the London South Bank University aims to produce mental health practice leaders who can innovate in complex workplace settings to deliver highly effective care for diverse and complex patient groups.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This pioneering Mental Health Advanced Nurse Practitioner programme at the London South Bank University is the first specialist route for mental health nurses in the UK to be accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

With mental health issues infiltrating all aspects of health care, providing education to advanced mental health practitioners addresses a national imperative and driver for state of the art mental health care provision.

Why Mental Health Advanced Nursing at LSBU?

  • We have been delivering high quality, advanced nursing education for over 20 years.
  • First and currently only advanced practice course in the UK specifically for mental health nurses accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
  • Taught by both academic and clinical experts including Advanced Nurse Practioners, Nurse Consultants, Experts by Experience and Specialist Therapists.
  • 3rd for research intensity in London (Complete University Guide 2020).
  • Placements are arranged in students' own hospitals, or the opportunity for honorary contracts at leading London hospitals can be arranged.

Employability

Successful completion of the course will equip you to undertake leadership roles and advance your career. As more Advanced Nurse Practioners in Mental Health are created, we envisage new and exciting roles being developed in services where their unique skill set can be best positioned to impact patient care

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Physical needs in mental health care
  • Advanced mental health assessment
  • Non-medical prescribing
  • Innovations for excellence: leading service improvements
  • Advanced mental health practice for complex cases
  • Research in health and social care
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students need to be able to demonstrate current nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse – Mental Health and a minimum of two years post-registration clinical experience.
  • The course is intended for experienced clinicians working in health and social care settings, who either already hold a health related degree, or have studied successfully at degree level to a minimum of 90 level 6 credits.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4375 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4375 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3555 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3555 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.

Part-time January: 

  • EU/EEA: £3555
  • NON-EU/EEA: £4593

Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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